What are Your Thoughts on Imposter Syndrome?
Hey helpers! This week we're taking umbrage with the concept of "Imposter Syndrome," sharing some readings and intersectional ideas we hope you'll consider in reclaiming some healthy self doubt AND questioning the environmental and relational elements perpetuating your sense of not belonging. It's time to get inclusive out here y'all, tune in, we're so glad you're here.
Readings and Resources:
Dan Siegel's book - The Mindful Therapist: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/7529269-the-mindful-therapist
Ruchika Tulshyan & Jodi-Ann Burey HBR Articles:
"Stop Telling Women They Have Imposter Syndrome" https://hbr.org/2021/02/stop-telling-women-they-have-imposter-syndrome
"End Imposter Syndrome in Your Workplace" https://hbr.org/2021/07/end-imposter-syndrome-in-your-workplace
Feenstra, S., Begeny, C. T., Ryan, M. K., Rink, F. A., Stoker, J. I., & Jordan, J. (2020). Contextualizing the Impostor “Syndrome.” Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 3206. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.575024
Herman, J. L. (1997). Trauma and recovery: The aftermath of violence ; from domestic abuse to political terror (Kindle Edition.). Basic Books. https://read.amazon.com/?asin=B00X2ZW918&language=en-U
Langford, J., & Clance, P. R. (n.d.). THE IMPOSTOR PHENOMENON: RECENT RESEARCH FINDINGS REGARDING DYNAMICS, PERSONALITY AND FAMILY PATTERNS AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR TREATMENT. 7.
McNally, J. (2019, July 9). The Pretend Professional. Counseling Today, 62(1), 44–47.
Validation of the Clance Imposter Phenomenon Scale.: EBSCOhost. (n.d.). Retrieved November 8, 2021, from https://web-p-ebscohost-com.er.lib.k-state.edu/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?vid=1&sid=bcbd0e24-f4da-46ca-85b4-34fac9cd064d%40redis
The Moth | Stories | What Can’t Be Fixed. (n.d.). Retrieved November 8, 2021, from https://themoth.org/stories/what-cant-be-fixed